Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War by Edwin C Bearss
For nearly six decades Ed Bearss' unique voice and unmistakable presentation have brought the Civil War to life for legions of dedicated fans of his popular battlefield tours. In Field of Honor, 14 key battles have been recorded and preserved from these tours, deftly capturing the heroes, scoundrels, and vivid stories that have made the Civil War America's enduring national epic.
From generals to privates, full-scale battles to singular bloodshed, Bearss retells these legendary engagements with meticulous attention to detail and intimate knowledge of the terrain and troop movements across every battlefield. With indefatigable fervor and characteristic wit, Bearss' storytelling expertise is transformed in these pages to plainspoken prose, showcasing both the depth of Bearss' knowledge and the magnitude of these pivotal moments in our nation's history.